Ivanka Trump’s Chinese Subcontractor Pays $1 an Hour

May 2, 2017
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - Workers in a Chinese factory that makes Ivanka Trump’s brand of clothing get paid barely $62 a week to knit blouses that sell for $79—and they have to toil almost 60 hours a week for it, according to an audit by the Fair Labor Association released Apr. 24.

In Buffalo, CWA-Represented Workers ‘Connect’ With The Buying Public…

April 22, 2017 
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell    

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Buffalo, NY -  Now more than a month after their current contract expired, Communications Workers of America (CWA)-represented AT&T Mobility Workers are going public, asking consumers to tell the company to bargain fairly with their Employees.

Bloomingdale’s Workers Demand End to Exploitative Commissions

April 20, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Carrying signs reading “Good Wages and Benefits Are Always in Style” in Bloomingdale’s “big brown bag” font, more than 250 people turned out for a lunch-hour rally outside the department store April 18, supporting the workers there demanding a fair contract.

Students 'Hungry For Justice' Fast, Urge Boycott Of Wendy's

April 19, 2017 
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News 

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Ohio, IL - College students are spreading a fast for justice aimed at the Wendy’s fast food chain. Sarasota Florida New College students went on a five day fast in solidarity with fasting Ohio State students urging a boycott against Wendy’s.

Georgia Workers At Nestle Join RWDSU

April 12, 2017 
By Stephanie West, LaborPress USA

Mcdonough, GA - Workers at Nestlé’s logistics and shipping center in McDonough, Georgia, voted to be represented by the RWDSU in their fight for a voice and fair treatment in the workplace. Unionizing will gain them  job security and fair wages through a collective bargaining agreement.

Lehigh Valley Warehouse Workers to Vote on Union

April 7, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Weisenberg Township, PA - More than 500 workers at the Advance Auto Parts warehouse in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley will vote Apr. 5-7 on whether to join the Laborers' International Union of North America.

Minnesota Plumbers Fix Elderly’s Faucets for Free

April 3, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Rochester, MN - More than 20 members of Local 6 Plumbers and Pipefitters spent their Saturday Mar. 25 fixing faucets and installing new toilets for poor and elderly people here.

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